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Best of Iceland Tour: Golden Circle, South Coast and Northern Lights

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time-raw21 hours
Very Easy
Starting point
Reykjavik Sightseeing Bus Terminal

Brace your senses for the ultimate, comprehensive Icelandic experience of natural and man-made wonders destined to overwhelm.

What to expect?

All in one! - Three must-do tours all perfectly packaged in one!

This easy travel package is for those wanting to explore the best of Iceland while staying in Reykjavík. The package includes the must-do Golden Circle, which is comprised of three of Iceland´s most prized natural treasures. First there´s the powerful waters of a glacial river spectacularly cascading 32 meters into a steep canyon carved out millions of years ago in a massive glacial flood. Gullfoss Waterfall is so stunningly beautiful that Icelanders refer to it as the Queen of Icelandic waterfalls.

Next it´s on to Iceland´s only erupting hot spring or geyser, Strokkur, which spouts steam and hot water skywards every 7 minutes or so. Finally, we visit Þingvellir National Park where the early Viking settlers established their national assembly in 930 AD. This would be the first major step towards defining a nation. Þingvellir is where the heart of the Icelandic nation beats. It´s where every major event in Icelandic history has taken place and where the country declared its independence on June 17, 1944. When night falls we set off in search of the magical and mysterious Northern Lights.

On day two the South Coast awaits. Leaving Reykjavik we drive eastwards along the southern coastline and explore a volcanic and glacial wonderland. You get to walk behind the thundering veil of spray at Seljalandsfoss Waterfall, take in the incredible views from the top of Skógafoss Waterfall and explore the Black Sand Beach at Reynisfjara before reaching our easternmost stop, the picturesque town of Vík.

This is a combo tour, so you will be picked up and dropped off at the same location on Day 1 and Day 2.

What is included?

  • Knowledgeable local guide
  • Admission to the sights
  • Knowledgeable Northern Lights & Stars guide
  • Free use of astronomy binoculars on every tour
  • Free star map to learn about the sky above you, at that specific time in the year.
  • Learn the basics of Northern Lights photography on our smart tablets.
  • Free use of camera tripods, every tour has tripods that fit almost any camera or phone
  • Northern Lights Guarantee - see the lights or come again for free!
  • Free Wi-Fi and USB charger for each seat
    • In-bus audio guide with a choice of 10 languages

What do I need to bring?

  • Dress according to weather. In Iceland it is always wise to dress in warm, waterproof clothes
  • Bring a waterproof jacket and pants, headwear and gloves
  • Good outdoor shoes are recommended
  • If you are taking pictures on your smart phone, we recommend that you download an app that would allow you to photograph the Northern Lights prior to your tour departure.

Is this experience for me?

  • The tour is easy and suitable for everyone
  • No physical requirement

Additional Information

  • Voucher: You will receive a secure voucher to either print out or present on your mobile phone.
  • Cancellation Policy: Fee of 100% if cancelled 24 hours before event or less.
  • Quality Assurance: Travelade only works with selected local partners we trust to provide high quality service.
  • Disclaimer: Please note that the Northern Lights are a natural phenomenon. Therefore we cannot guarantee seeing the Northern Lights even though weather conditions should allow it.

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